From: USD 579 PPS

Leroo La Tau

With a name that translates as ‘Footprint of the Lion’, you’d expect Leroo La Tau to offer a classic big game experience. And with its unique riverside position next to the golden grasslands of the Makgadikgadi Pans, this lodge delivers to order.

With a name that translates as ‘Footprint of the Lion’, you’d expect Leroo La Tau to offer a classic big game experience. And with its unique riverside position next to the golden grasslands of the Makgadikgadi Pans, this lodge delivers to order.

Dry for decades, the Boteti River has been flowing since 2009 and it is on the banks of this mysterious Kalahari river that Leroo La Tau sits. Zebra and wildebeest are drawn to its water during their seasonal migration, and the river is staked out by local lion prides. To the east, great swathes of savannah support a world of grazing antelope and their predators – cheetahs and wild dogs. The Kalahari is also a place to see smaller animals such as porcupines, meerkats and jackals as well as rare brown hyenas and leopards.

Leroo La Tau accommodates a maximum of 24 guests in its 12 thatched chalets, each with a private deck with views of the Boteti River and its animals. Relaxed and informal, this Kalahari lodge makes an excellent combination with an Okavango Delta camp.

Lodge Highlights:

  • Morning & Afternoon Game Drives
  • Night Drives, Guided Walks & Birding
  • Cultural Interactions
  • River Views & Boating in Season

About Leroo La Tau

Luxury Chalets

  • Timber, Glass & Thatch Design
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Private Viewing Deck
  • River Views

There are only 12 luxurious thatched and glass-fronted suites at Leroo La Tau, each with views over the enigmatic Boteti River from the privacy of a raised wooden deck. The chalets have en suite facilities and a fan for comfort during summer as well as a writing desk and comfortable lounging chairs.

Lodge Facilities

  • Restaurant, Bar & Communal Lounge
  • Panoramic Views
  • Complementary Laundry Service
  • Photographic Hide
  • Swimming Pool & Sundeck
  • Resource Library

Built on an escarpment ten metres above the Boteti River, Leroo La Tau enjoys panoramic views from virtually every one of its corners. A handsome timber and thatch lodge, it counts a restaurant, bar and small library among its facilities and its swimming pool is a welcome sight on a hot Kalahari afternoon. Leroo La Tau’s showpiece is however the photographic hide, built into the banks of the Boteti River and affording amazing close-up images of big game and birds.

Activities at Leroo La Tau

  • Morning Game Drives
  • Boat Safaris (in Season)
  • Guided Walks
  • Night Drives
  • Afternoon Game Drives
  • Village Visits & Cultural Interactions

Leroo La Tau takes advantage of its unique location to deliver a classic big game safari with a Kalahari twist. Set on the life-giving Boteti River, the lodge sees great herds of passing zebra and wildebeest, preyed on by the area’s big cats and occasional pack of wild dogs. Early morning and late afternoon game drives are conducted by expert guides and reveal the intricate nature of the Kalahari environment. And thanks to its setting in a game-rich private concession, Leroo La Tau is able to offer spot-lit night drives and guided walks too, activities not allowed in the national parks. A guided tour to the local village can also easily be arranged, affording you a fascinating insight into life in this unspoilt wilderness.

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Lodge Rates

These rates are purely for informational purposes and do not reflect the actual cost in those currencies.

Luxury Chalets

Season & Year
Per person sharing
Green Season: 01.01.19 - 31.03.19
USD 579
Shoulder Season: 01.04.19 - 30.06.19
USD 749
Peak Season: 01.07.19 - 31.10.19
USD 999
Shoulder Season: 01.11.19 - 30.11.19
USD 749
Green Season: 01.12.19 - 31.12.19
USD 579
Included in your stay
  • Leroo La Tau accommodation
  • All meals
  • Local brand drinks
  • Scheduled game-viewing (includes both land & water activities)
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance to regional medical facility
  • Moremi Reserve park fees
  • A complimentary laundry service.
Excluded in your stay
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Premium brand drinks
  • Leroo La Tau guests are welcome to buy items at the Curio Shop and any forgotten items of a personal nature can also be purchased at the camp.
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Hands-on Expertise

  • We’re based in Africa
  • We regularly do site inspections
  • Knowledgeable team
  • Expect great customer service

Accredited & Bonded

  • SATSA – Bonded Membership (2061)
  • ATTA Membership (204387)
  • Fully Independent & Owner Run
  • Travel Support from Start to Finish


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